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US FAA: airlines and industry suppliers pressuring for NextGen


Satellite-based navigation has been promoted as the saviour for the congested US national airspace, and with a new Transport Secretary and a new FAA Administrator acting to accelerate its introduction, 2009 is a crucial year for its implementation. However, delivery of the promise of satellite-based navigation is not proceeding at the pace that many US airspace users want it too. [1061 words]

Unlock the following content in this report:


  • Airlines pushing for NextGen capabilities
  • A new face and a new pace?
  • More pressure, but progress promised

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  • NextGen flight phases
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